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|The New York Times bestseller and the USA Today #1 Hot Fiction Pick for the summer, The Chaperone is a captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in 1922 and the summer that would change ...|
|Elizabeth's face showed nothing but alarm and perplexity. She drew herself away |
from him. The chaperone, a little greyheaded woman with mobile features, leant
forward to intervene. Her resolute bright eyes examined Denton. "What do you ...
|Cora, behind them, could seethechildnow. The topofher blond head reached his |
belt. She worea mustardcolored dress patched under the arms, her hair cut toher
chin. Her face was still pressed againsthis hip. “Sorry,” hesaid, turning back to ...
|Mrs. Cotterwood can be Penny's chaperone.” “Yes!” Penelope cried out, her face |
brightening. “That would be wonderful. Oh, thank you, Mrs. Cotterwood. That is
very sweet of you.” “Yes, isn't it?” Lord Lambeth drawled, looking enigmatically at
|Too late see that Miss Isobel's chaperone was licking her lips for more soup right |
in front of her. Too late. Lilith walk ... She don't even see it, when Massa
Humphrey take all the rage of the lord and slam him knuckles in her face. Lilith
|The others were her father and her chaperone. ... For a spacehe feared he had |
lost them,and then he came upon Elizabeth and her chaperone again in one of
the streets of ... His white face was convulsed with halfhysterical excitement. He
|Charlotte flicked open her fan and fluttered it across her face. ... William took her |
free hand and kissed it gently. 'I am very pleased to ... She managed this without
being accompanied by her parents, as Mrs Johnston would be her chaperone.
|circumstances ; for it had been part of the delight of her girlish romance that he |
should know nothing of her, nothing of the difference of their station. ... Long after
hope was dead, by the sheer inertia of his desire he still went to and fro, peering
into faces and looking this way and ... For a space he feared he had lost them,
and then he came "upon Elizabeth and her chaperone again in one of the streets
|SHE was a slight, fragile woman, on the wrong side of forty, who seemed to have |
lost her hold of the joy of life. ... By her side was a typical English girl of eighteen,
with dark hair and serious brown eyes, pink and white of colouring, regular of
features, her face made beautiful by the innocence of ... The chaperone eyed the
pair enviously during the intervals of railing at Fate as the memory of her debts
|For some reason, Sir William didn't get angry with his friends for leering at her, |
only at Sir Hollings for touching her face. After her dance with the gentleman, she
went in search of Amelia. She was supposed to help her mother chaperone the ...